[doo-bohs; French dy-baws]
- Re·né Jules [ruh-ney joolz; French ruh-ney zhyl] /rəˈneɪ dʒulz; French rəˈneɪ ʒül/, 1901–82, U.S. bacteriologist, born in France: early advocate of ecological concern.
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“Moon was very proud of Mary,” recalls DuBos, co-owner of the respected weekly newspaper The Gambit.Mitch Landrieu's Tough Challenge
August 16, 2010
How precise the scoundrel is in recording this loan as 'after supper at Dubos'!'The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)
Charles James Lever
Both Dubos and his wife did all in their power to dissuade me from the project.
Dubos, however, assigned me a duty which made a happy compromise between my self-esteem and my desire for employment.
It is fair to Dubos to say that he had been in a manner provoked by the arguments of the Count de Boulainvilliers.A Short History of French Literature
Apropos of the theatrical execution of the Romans, the abb Dubos says that the dancers in the interludes were always in gowns.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 9 (of 10)
Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
(dōō-bôs′, -bō′, dü-)
- French-born American bacteriologist noted for his research on natural antibiotics, tuberculosis, and environmental factors in disease.
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[dōō-bôs′, -bō′, dü-]
- French-born American bacteriologist noted for his research on natural antibiotics, tuberculosis, and environmental factors in disease. In 1939 he discovered tyrothricin, the first commercially produced antibiotic.
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